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Story

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as “Willy” (Dominic West), Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley) is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels. Colette's fight over creative ownership defies gender roles and drives her to overcome societal constraints, revolutionizing literature, fashion and sexual expression.

Directed by Wash Westmoreland and written by Wash Westmoreland, Richard Glatzer, Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

About the Film

Cast

  • Keira Knightley

    Keira Knightley

    Colette

  • Dominic West

    Dominic West

    Willy

  • Elanor Tomlinson

    Elanor Tomlinson

    Georgie Raoul-Duval

  • Denise Gough

    Denise Gough

    Missy

  • Fiona Shaw

    Fiona Shaw

    Sido

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